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Seamstress Uses Expert Mending Skills to Repair Monarch’s Wing and Save Its Life

Instead of allowing a newborn monarch butterfly to perish because of its injured wings, this costume designer grabbed her tool kit and got to work.

Mexico Saves Millions of Monarch Butterflies by Stopping Logging in its Tracks

In 2013, conservationists voiced their concern over disappearing monarch butterfly populations in Mexico. Several years later, however, the government has ensured that the insects...

Monarch Butterfly Population More Than Triples Over Last Year

Try to imagine 10 acres of woodland fields and branches dripping with butterflies. That’s what the remarkable comeback of the monarch species looked like...

Monarch Butterflies Making a Stunning Comeback this Year (WATCH)

Efforts in three countries to protect Monarch butterflies have resulted in a stunning comeback for the iconic orange and black creature.

Help the Monarch Population by Raising Them Yourself

After reading about the plight of the monarch population I decided to intervene. I read, when left in the natural world, only one in ten...

Mystery Clouds on Radar Turn Out to be Monarch Butterflies

The St. Louis office of the National Weather Service picked up more than precipitation on their radar recently. On a clear day with no...

One Man’s Planting Equals More Monarch Butterflies

"Tom Landis planted a patch of milkweed the size of a card table last spring with seeds he collected himself, hoping his 'if-you-plant-it-they-will-come' project...
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Butterfly Boon as Mexico Stops Logging in Monarch Reserve

Illegal logging has practically been eliminated in the western Mexico wintering grounds of the monarch butterfly, according to a report released in August. The government,...
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Logging Plummets in Monarch Butterfly Mexico Reserve

Good news for the Monarch butterflies and their wintering grounds in central Mexico: The clearing of forests used by the butterflies has dropped to...
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Monarch Butterflies Make Big Comeback After Bad Year

Monarch butterfly colonies in Mexico more than doubled in size this winter after bad storms devastated their numbers a year ago, conservationists said on...
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Monarch Butterflies Use Medicinal Plants to Treat Offspring for Disease

Monarch butterflies appear to use medicinal plants to treat their offspring for disease, research by biologists at Emory University shows. Their findings were published...

Mexico Invests to Protect Monarch Butterflies

Mexico's president pledged $4.6 million to protect the forested nesting grounds which are the winter home for millions of monarch butterflies. (Nat'l Geographic )...

Woman Saves Injured Butterfly, Repairing Its Wing to Help It Fly Again

If this 36-year-old artist had not performed a “wing transplant” on this injured butterfly, it may not have lived to fly again.

Good News in History, October 5

46 years ago today, Elton John released Goodbye Yellow Brick Road. The double album was his seventh and thought to be his best. Most...

Good News in History, July 30

400 years ago today, in a church in Jamestown, Virginia, the first ever representative government in the Americas convened for the first time to...

Good News in History, July 26

Happy 74th Birthday to Helen Mirren, the Brilliant British actress who was nominated for an Oscar three times before winning the golden statue, playing...

Good News in History, July 24

Happy Birthday to Jennifer Lopez, the American actress, singer, dancer, and producer who was born in The Bronx to Puerto Rican parents 50 years...

Good News in History, June 17

47 years ago today, two unknown D.C. workers in their 20s set into motion the unraveling of the most explosive political scandal in U.S....

Good News in History, May 18

Happy 70th Birthday to one of rock‘s most iconic and prolific keyboard players, Rick Wakeman. Best known for his three decades with the band...

Duchess Meghan and Prince Harry Announce Birth of Healthy Firstborn Son

The healthy baby boy, who is now seventh in line for the British monarchy, is the first Royal baby who has been born with American citizenship.